Karen Peneaux


Graveside services for 33-year old Karen Peneaux are Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Saint Julia’s Episcopal Cemetery in Porcupine, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Mr Juan Mesteth

A two-night wake service starts Monday, August 9, at 2:00 PM, also at Saint Julia’s Episcopal Church

Karen Frances Peneaux was born on July 15, 1988 in Gordon, NE to Ronnie Peneaux and Carol Bernice Locke-Peneaux. Karen made her journey to the Spirit World on August 1, 2021 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Karen is survived by her mother, Carol Bernice Peneaux; daughters, Layla Peneaux, Amora Peneaux, Sophia Peneaux, and Faith Peneaux; sons, Antonia Peneaux and Xavier Peneaux; spouse, Skyhawk Thunder Hawk; siblings, Tracey Peneaux, Kristie Peneaux, Rhonda Peneaux, and Wesley Peneaux; and grandchildren, Trevor, Jr. and Wakinyan.

Karen was preceded in death by her father, Ronnie Rae Peneaux; grandparents, Stanley & Celeste Peneaux, Annie & Wilbur Locke, and Levi Short Horn; aunts, Marlene Locke, Carmen Peneaux, Jeanie Peneaux; uncles, Lester Peneaux, Sr., Jasper Peneaux, Sr., Merrill Peneaux, Leray Peneaux, and Joseph Peneaux; and cousins, Tammy Peneaux and Ceriol Cj Locke. 

Pallbearers will be Carl Peneaux, Jr., Travis Peneaux, Wesley Peneaux, Kellon Peneaux, Alan Jealous, Jerry Sounding Side, Galveston Long Wolf, Jr., Jesse Kills Back, John Peneaux, and Adan Estrada

Honorary pallbearers will be Sally, Margaret, Kelsey, Lane, and Brent Peneaux, Stan, Jr., Stan III, Heath, and Jay Peneaux, Jarred, Lester, Jr., and Trent Peneaux, Jasper, Jr., Richard, Janice, and Jessica Peneaux, Troylynn, John, Marvel, Celeste, and Mary Peneaux, Angel, Tasha, Pattricia, Timmy, and Dustin Peneaux, Carl, Carlita, and Ronnie Peneaux, Larry, Terry, Barry, Jessica, Tracy, Virginia, and Lorna Thompson, Norma Moose & family, Tonia White Bear Claws & family, Miranda Thunder Hawk, Tonia Locke, Sandra Locke, Collette Long Wolf, William Locke, Cecelia Locke, Susan Shot, Warren Shot, Sr., Rebecca Shot & family, Cheryl Locke & family, Merrill Locke, Priscilla Locke & family, Oarrel Little & family, Barbara Short Horn & family, Arnel Two Crow & family, Jimmy Two Crow & family, Dometa Under Baggage & family, Debbie Locke & family, Heskawin & Frances Red Feather & family, Loralhe New & family, Clement Locke & family, Mike Long Hill, Vanessa Piper & family, Wiyaka Red Owl & family, Nicki & family, Marjory Sheera, John & Lucy Red Feather & family, Ronnie High Bear & family, Danelle McBride, Hugh Kills Back, Jr., Tuesday Good Shield, Tiffany Perez, Latoya Mesteth, Chris Kills Right, Verola Spider, Bridget Mills, Marlee Iron Crow, Payge Running Shield, Josie & Corey Rowland, Charles, Jr. & Kevin McDowell, Under Baggage family, Thunder Hawk family, All Rockyford School Staff, OLC Staff, Peneaux Tiyospaye, Blunt Horn Tiyospaye, Short Horn Tiyospaye, Wakanyeja Gluwitayan Otipi Staff, Family Pets, and All Friends & Relatives who we may have missed or forgotten.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD